EXHIBITION TOUR- Path to Paradise: The Artistic Legacy of Dante’s Divine Comedy
August 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Guest Curator Isaac Gorres (‘21) for a tour of Path to Paradise: The Artistic Legacy of Dante’s Divine Comedy. Isaac will provide historical context for The Divine Comedy, the medieval epic about the realms of the Catholic afterlife. Artists continue to turn to Dante for inspiration, and the paintings and sculptures in this exhibition range in origin from the Italian Quattrocento through the contemporary era.
This exhibition showcases works inspired by The Divine Comedy completed from the Italian Quattrocento through the contemporary era, illustrating the profound and limitless artistic inspiration drawn from Dante’s source text. Featuring diverse works by artists including Baccio Baldini and Tom Peterson alongside archival texts, Path to Paradise seeks to trace the artistic legacy of Dante’s seminal work through time.Path to Paradise: The Artistic Legacy of Dante’s Divine Comedy is guest curated by Rollins alumnus Isaac Gorres, ’21 in collaboration with the Rollins College Archives and Special Collections at Olin Library.